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Offenbach - Keck: La Périchole (OEK critical edition) (1868/70/74) 150'
Opéra-bouffe in two acts (1868 version) or three acts and four scenes (1874 version)

Music Text

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Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy; original German version by Ludwig Kalisch; new German version by Stefan Troßbach; new English version by Richard Duployen (F,G,E)

Scoring

Major roles: M(colS),2T,T(Bar),B; minor roles: 4S,3M,2T,Bar,2B; 2 actors (1874 version); chorus; 2(II=picc).1.2.1-2.2.1.0-timp.perc-strings.

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World Premiere

06/10/1868
Théâtre des Variétés, Paris
Hortense Schneider, soprano / Jacques Offenbach

World premiere of version

15/10/2000
Basel
Matthias Schönfeldt, director / Theater Basel / Paul McGrath

Recommended Recording

Sabine Brohm / Ralf Simon / Gerd Wiemer / Bernd Könnes / Marcus Günzel / Chor und Orchester der Staatsoperette Dresden / Ernst Theis
cpo 777 493-2

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